Course Sequence
School Psychology (PsyD)

2016-2017 Academic Year

FIRST YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

  SPSY 501: Professional School Psychology 3 Credits
  SPSY 510:Learning and Cognition 3 Credits


Term 2 - (Fall)

  SPSY 505: Psychometrics 3 Credits
  SPSY 613: Assessment I: Cognitive 3 Credits
  SPSY 524: Basic Principles of ABA 3 Credits
  Writing Seminar 0 Credits


Term 3 - (Winter)

  SPSY 748: Biological Bases of Behavior 1 Credit
  SPSY 615: Assessment II: Educational 3 Credits
  SPSY 526: Single Subject Research 3 Credits*
  SPSY 751: Affective Bases of Behavior 1 Credit
  SPSY 750: Lifespan Development 1 Credit
*There is a 2-credit charge for this course.

Term 4 - (Spring)

  SPSY 749: Social Bases of Behavior 2 Credits
  SPSY 618: Assessment III: Behavioral 3 Credits
  SPSY 507: Exceptional Child 3 Credits
  SPSY 551: Introduction to Practicum 1 Credit 
     

SECOND YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

  SPSY 508: Multicultural Counseling 3 Credits
  SPSY 527: Ethics and Law in Professional Practice 3 Credits


Term 2 - (Fall)

  SPSY 771: Integrative Seminar in Cognitive Development 1 Credit
  SPSY 783: Research Methods and Design 3 Credits
  SPSY 619: Consultation 3 Credits
  SPSY 652: Practicum: Applied Law & Ethics 1 Credit


Term 3 - (Winter)

  SPSY 772: Integrative Seminar in Social/Affective 1 Credit
  SPSY 617: Academic and Behavioral Intervention 3 Credits
  SPSY 784: Research Statistics 3 Credits
  SPSY 653: Practicum: School Structure & Organization 1 Credit


Term 4 - (Spring)

  SPSY 773: Integrative Seminar in Biology and Physics 1 Credit 
  SPSY 732: Child and Adolescent Psychopathology   3 Credits 
  SPSY 525: Behavior Change and Systems Support  3 Credits 
  SPSY 654: Practicum: Family-School Partnership 1 Credit 
  Objective Comprehensive Exam 0 Credits

THIRD YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

  SPSY 752: Qualitative Analysis 1 Credit
  SPSY 753: Program Evaluation 1 Credit
  SPSY 798: Special Topics: Autism 1 Credit


Term 2 - (Fall)

  SPSY 734: Multicultural Community School Psychology 3 Credits
  SPSY 736: CBT I 2 Credits
  SPSY 790: Dissertation Seminar 1 Credit
  SPSY 760: Adv Integrative Practicum in Applied Cog Development 1 Credit


Term 3 - (Winter)

  SPSY 746: Neuro-Anatomy 3 Credits
  SPSY 737: CBT II 2 Credits
  SPSY 790: Dissertation Seminar 1 Credit
  SPSY 761: Adv Integrative Practicum in Applied Social-Emotional Development 1 Credit


Term 4 - (Spring)

  SPSY 623: English Learners  3 Credits 
  SPSY 620: Crisis Intervention   3 Credits 
  SPSY 790: Dissertation Seminar 1 Credit 
  SPSY 762: Adv Integrative Practicum in Applied Health Psychology 1 Credit 

FOURTH YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

  Neuro-Assessment Lab  0 Credits


Term 2 - (Fall)

  SPSY 741: Neuropsych Assess  3 Credits
  SPSY 745: Supervision & Administration 1 Credit
  SPSY 792: Dissertation Advisement 1 Credit
  SPSY 779: School-Based Externship 1 Credit


Term 3 - (Winter)

  SPSY 735: Linking Neuropsych Assess  3 Credits
  SPSY 733: History & Systems  2 Credits
  SPSY 792: Dissertation Advisement  1 Credit
  SPSY 779: School-Based Externship 1 Credit


Term 4 - (Spring)

  SPSY 747: Neuropathology 1 Credit 
  SPSY 621: Health Psychology & Medicine Applied to Schools 1 Credit
  SPSY 792: Dissertation Advisement  1 Credit 
  SPSY 779: School-Based Externship 1 Credit 

FIFTH YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

  SPSY 700: Introduction to Internship  0 Credits


Term 2 - (Fall)

  SPSY 786: Internship  1 Credit


Term 3 - (Winter)

  SPSY 787: Internship  1 Credit


Term 4 - (Spring)

  SPSY 788: Internship  1 Credit 
**Please note: this course plan is subject to change.

CONTACT US

School Psychology (PsyD) Program


Dr. Yuma I. Tomes
Program Director
Phone: 215-871-6946 | Email: yumato@pcom.edu